Monday, January 18, 2021

U.S. Plans to Sanction ‘Fortuna’ Vessel Doing Nord Stream 2 Work

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN, Jan 18 (Reuters) – The United States has informed Germany that it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship involved in construction of the...

January 18, 2021
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Maritime News

The Impact of U.S. Sanctions on Oil Market and Rosneft

By Gleb Gorodyankin and Polina Devitt MOSCOW/LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday ramped up pressure on Venezuela by blacklisting a subsidiary of Russian state oil major...

February 19, 2020
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Monday, October 1, 2018
Maritime News

Russia Calls On South Korea to Release Tanker Held at Busan Port

MOSCOW, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned South Korea’s ambassador in Moscow on Monday and demanded that Seoul allow a Russian vessel to leave South Korea’s...

October 1, 2018
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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Russian Shipping Companies, Vessels Over North Korea Oil Transfers

WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on two Russian shipping companies and six vessels it said were involved in the transfer of refined petroleum...

August 21, 2018
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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MSC Stops Trade with Sanctioned Russian Entities

LONDON, April 17 (Reuters) – Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has stopped any new trade with Russian entities targeted by U.S. sanctions, the world’s number two container group said on Tuesday....

April 17, 2018
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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Maritime News

Commentary: A Tale of a Tanker, Russian Gas, Sanctions and Energy Politics

By Agnia Grigas Jan 24 (Reuters) – After months of President Donald Trump’s promises to bring about a new era of American “energy dominance,” largely based on booming oil and natural...

January 24, 2018
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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This Sanction-Proof Rig Beats U.S. Policy From Cuba to Russia

By Jack Farchy and Chiara Albanese (Bloomberg) — The oil rig was built mostly in China and drilled its first well in Cuba. Now it’s delivering a victory for Russia in its...

December 19, 2017
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Friday, April 17, 2015
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North Atlantic Drilling’s Deal with Rosneft Postponed Again

North Atlantic Drilling, a subsidiary of offshore rig company Seadrill, has delayed closing a cooperation deal with Russia's Rosneft by two years and agreed to renegotiate the terms of the agreement, it said on Friday.

April 17, 2015
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Thursday, April 9, 2015
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Rosneft Keeps Options Open for Rig Contract in the Kara Sea

Russian energy producer Rosneft is in constant contact with global firms in its search for a company to provide a rig to restart exploration work in the Arctic next year, it said in a statement.

April 9, 2015
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Monday, March 23, 2015
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U.S. Faces Meager Options for Further Russia Energy Sanctions

The United States will struggle to follow through on threats to impose deeper sanctions on the Russian energy sector, as European fears over collateral economic damage leave President Barack Obama's administration with diminished options.

March 23, 2015
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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Maritime News

Statoil Plans Four Oil Wells in Russia Amid Sanctions

Statoil ASA plans to drill four wells in Russia with state oil company OAO Rosneft, showing Norway’s biggest energy producer is deepening its involvement in the country against the backdrop of international sanctions.

March 18, 2015
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

France Suspends Delivery of Russian Warships

France suspended indefinitely on Tuesday delivery of the first of two Mistral helicopter carrier warships to Russia, citing conflict in eastern Ukraine where the West accuses Moscow of fomenting separatism.

November 25, 2014
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Friday, October 10, 2014
Maritime News

Samsung Heavy Industries to Build Tankers for Sanctioned Russian Firm

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries plans to build three Arctic tankers for Russian oil company Gazprom Neft, which has been targeted by Western sanctions, sources familiar with the deal said.

October 10, 2014
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Friday, September 19, 2014
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Seismic Survey Ops to Continue in the Kara Sea Despite Sanctions

Dolphin Geophysical received confirmation today from the Export Control Division of the Norwegian Foreign Department that the recently announced seismic contract in the Kara Sea is not subject to the...

September 19, 2014
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Drilling Comes to a Halt on Seadrill’s West Alpha as Russian Sanctions Take Hold

Exxon Mobil Corp. and OAO Rosneft halted drilling on an offshore oil well intended as the first step in unlocking billions of barrels of crude in Russia’s remote Arctic, according to people familiar with the project.

September 19, 2014
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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France Balks at Delivering New Warship to Russia

France will not deliver the first of two helicopter carriers to Russia for now because of Moscow's actions in eastern Ukraine, the French president's office said on Wednesday.

September 3, 2014
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Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Maritime News

Food Goes Bad on Maersk Ships as Russia Imposes Ban

A "significant" amount of produce out at sea needs to be returned to its original senders after Russia imposed a ban on food imports from Western countries, a unit of A.P. Moller-Maersk said in a regular newsletter to shippers.

August 21, 2014
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Maritime News

Norway Oil Services Risking Arctic Chances on Russian Sanctions

Aker Solutions ASA, the offshore engineering company controlled by billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke, could miss opportunities to expand into Russia’s Arctic region if Europe and the U.S. uphold sanctions on the country.

August 12, 2014
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Friday, August 1, 2014

German Lawmakers Push to Stop French Warship Delivery to Russia

Lawmakers from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party are pressuring the government to prevent France from delivering two warships to Russia.

August 1, 2014
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Monday, April 28, 2014

U.S. Government Imposes Sanctions on Rosneft Chairman

Rather than impose broad economic sanctions on Russia for their invasion of Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea, the U.S. Government is targeting individuals as part of Executive Order (E.O.) 13661 which...

April 28, 2014
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